A selection of promising leadership developments in Iceland

Host/co-host

Centre for Disability Studies, School of Social Sciences, University of Iceland

Location

Reykjavik, Iceland

Theme of this match

The focus of this exchange is
1. Leadership in the City of Reykjavík’s Department of Welfare regarding innovative service initiatives for disabled people, including those with complex support needs and challenging behaviours;
2. Leadership by disabled people in advocating for disability rights and innovative ways of working with government and legislators: lobbying and collaborating in developing social policy, legislation, action plans and guidelines to implement the CRPD in Iceland
3. Family leadership in lobbying, advocating for disability rights and working with government and legislators: lobbying and collaborating in developing social policy, legislation, action plans and guidelines to implement the CRPD in Iceland.
4. leadership within the academia and collaboration between academia and community groups (including DPOs) in Iceland in advocating for disability rights and social change

Maximum capacity

3-4

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